The French Connection

FEATURE – Metz Handball and Brest Bretagne Handball are the dominating teams in women´s handball, in France. But will Metz be champions for the fourth year in succession, or can Brest break their dominance – and which team will be more successful in the 2018/19 EHF Champions League? invited the opinions of Cleopatre Darleux (Brest) and Manon Houette (Metz). By Peter Bruun While th… »

Four in a row for Vardar?

Men´s Champions League – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Can Vardar Skopje prolong their impressive winning streak, when Rhein-Neckar Löwen visit Jane Sandanski Arena, on Saturday? By Pet… »

FINAL4 – as soon as possible, please!

FEATURE – Odense HC realize that being debutants in the 2018/19 Women´s Champions League may be a tough gig, but at the same time, the team hailing from the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen´s has b… »

Advantage CSM!

Women´s EHF Champions League MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – The Women´s Champions League is throwing off Friday evening with a Group D match – CSM Bucuresti versus FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria. Reason enough to pick the opening game as Match of the Week. By Peter Bruun The Friday affair between CSM Bucuresti and FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria may not look like the most evenly matched game in the first round of t… »

Filling the void

COLUMN – With Vardar out of competition, there is a vacancy at the Women´s FINAL4 in Budapest, in 2019. is taking a closer look at some of the possible candidates to fill the void. B… »

Can Martin maintain pole position?

FEATURE – Ambros Martín is number one of´s ranking of the Top 5 coaches in the Women´s Champions League. However, the question remains if he can maintain this position when facing new… »

#GoldenLeague – Lessons Learned

ANALYSIS – takes a close-up on the current form of the four teams participating in the recent Golden League, based on their performances in Denmark. By Chris O’Reilly and Peter Bruun With the Women’s EHF EURO only two months away, the Golden League in Denmark this past weekend was a particularly important part of preparations for the four teams involved. has taken… »

Fatal Attraction

OPINION – When the termination of coach Ljubomir Vranjes (Veszprém) was announced on Monday afternoon, it was one of the least surprising news. The 27:25 defeat at home against Vardar in the VELUX EHF… »

#GoldenLeague – What the coaches said

As the season’s first national team week came to a close in Horsens, the coaches of Norway, Denmark, France and Poland spoke about what they learned from this week, the progress their team made and wh… »

Norway meet expectations

ANALYSIS – Norway lived up to the expectations and won the Golden League, defeating the Danish hosts on the last match day. The last round of play in Horsens also showed a Polish squad that’s progressing nicely and a French team who’s longing for their injured key players to get fit. By Peter Bruun Poland vs France 22:16 (9:10) What a weekend it turned out to be for Poland. After beating Denmark 2… »